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Our Stories

Inspiring stories about hope and love for youth experiencing homelessness, as well as up-to-date news about Covenant House Vancouver

An update from our CEO RE: COVID-19

Dear CHV Family, The COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with new and evolving challenges as we continue to provide essential services to youth experiencing homelessness. Minute by minute, hour by hour, we are meeting those challenges with courage, care, and ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMarch 20, 2020

A personal letter from our CEO, Krista Thompson

To our Covenant House Vancouver Family, Our hearts go out to all who have been affected by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). At Covenant House Vancouver, our role and responsibility during this time like anytime, is the health and well-being ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update from Covenant House Vancouver

At Covenant House Vancouver (CHV), our role and responsibility during this time, like anytime, is the health and well-being of young people experiencing homelessness. There are specific challenges and unique risks related to COVID-19 for young people experiencing homelessness: Young ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMarch 13, 2020

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Kristy HayterMarch 30, 2020

Our Outreach Team Safely Serving Meals!

Earlier this week, we shared with you that our Drop-In Centre had to close to protect the health and safety of our youth, staff, and greater community. We also shared that youth would still be able to receive the services ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 27, 2020

Praise for Power Movers!

We wanted to say a special thanks to the amazing team at Power Movers. Just before this health emergency began we were in the process of moving from one storage unit to a new one which was closer and easier ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 26, 2020

An update regarding our Drop-In Centre

To protect the health and safety of our youth, staff, and greater community we must close our Drop-In Centre (our non-residential program) until further notice. Our youth will still be able to receive the services they normally would in our ... Read more

Kristy HayterMarch 25, 2020

A creative solution to keep up the social distancing

Our role and responsibility during this time, like anytime, is the health and well-being of young people experiencing homelessness. We have been listening to the advice of health care professionals and have helped youth to maintain good hygiene and practice ... Read more

Andre CoronadoMarch 23, 2020